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According to shoppingpicks, January in Laos is characterized by warm temperatures, ranging from 20-25°C during the day and dropping to 10-15°C at night. Humidity levels tend to be high, with the average around 80% during this month. Rainfall is common in January, and thunderstorms can occur on some days. February sees a slight increase in temperature to 22-27°C during the day and 12-17°C at night. Humidity levels remain high, with an average of around 85%. Rainfall is still common but thunderstorms are less frequent than in January. March sees a further increase in temperature to 25-30°C during the day and 15-20°C at night, with humidity remaining around 85%. April marks the start of summer in Laos and temperatures rise significantly, reaching 30-35°C during the day and 20-25°C at night. Heavy rainfall is common during this time as well as occasional thunderstorms. Laos, sandwiched between Vietnam and Thailand, has a tropical climate. The rainy season falls between April and October. The southwest monsoon then brings it pouring down from the sky. November to March are the coolest months, when the mercury averages just below 30°C. It is also the driest period, so together it is the best time to travel. March through May are the warmest. The temperature during the day is around 35°C. Check areacodesexplorer for Laos History.

Laos Geography and Population

Laos – geography Laos is a mountainous country and can naturally be divided into three geographical zones. To the north is a large highland with The clay pot plain. To the east, the Annamite Chain (Truong Song) mountain range forms the border with Vietnam. The area is sparsely populated and impassable; during the Vietnam War,… Read More »

Sights of Laos

Laos is a beautiful country that is surrounded by the countries of China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand and China. This country is not densely populated and has a rich culture and history. Laos has existed since 1353 and was then best known as the Lan Xang Kingdom which means the land of a thousand elephants. Around… Read More »

Laos Economy

Subchapters: Basic data Public finances and the state budget Banking system Tax system Basic data Laos is one of the least developed countries. It has a very simple infrastructure – only a basic road network, limited telecommunications, electricity is reliably available only in the cities. Agriculture is still a very important sector employing over 70%… Read More »

Laos Visa, Embassy, Holidays and Shopping

VISAS, ENTRY RULES, CUSTOMS REGULATIONS in Laos A visa for a trip to Laos can be obtained at the country’s embassy in the Russian Federation or upon arrival when crossing the border. Visa processing on arrival takes 20 – 30 minutes. The visa issued in this case is a single entry visa and is valid… Read More »

History in Laos

The first settlements on the territory of the country appeared 10 thousand years ago. In the 3rd – 2nd millennium BC. down the Mekong, Austro-Asiatic tribes descended here. In subsequent centuries, the lands of Laos passed from the hands of some conquerors to the hands of others. In the IV and V centuries. they were… Read More »

Laos History

According to localcollegeexplorer, a reign of Laos is remembered in the 14th century; in the late 17th century. it was divided into the two kingdoms of Vientiane and Luang Prabang, the first later annexed to Siam (1827) and the second controlled by it. In 1893 Siam had to cede most of the territory of the… Read More »

Laos State Facts

  THE CAPITAL Vientiane STATE STRUCTURE Republic with a one-party system INTERNAL DIVISION Laos is divided into 16 provinces (Khwang), a metropolitan prefecture and a metropolitan municipality. The provinces are divided into 140 districts, which consist of 11,000 communes. SQUARE 236800 km² CLIMATE Subequatorial monsoon OFFICIAL LANGUAGE Lao (Lao), also in use Thai and French… Read More »

Laos State Overview

History In the 8th century, the migrations of the Lao people began from southern China, displacing the hill tribes. In 1353, the kingdom of Lan Xang was established by Fa Ngum. During the 18th century it was divided into three kingdoms: Luang Prabang, Vieng Chang, and Champassak. Burmese, Siamese, Vietnamese and Chinese invasions followed. In 1893, France established the protectorate over Vieng… Read More »

Laos Cities and World Heritage Site

Laos borders China to the north, Vietnam to the northeast and east, Cambodia to the south, and Myanmar and Thailand to the west. Laos is a landlocked country. It mainly consists of a highly indented, often impassable mountainous area, with the exception of the narrow strip of the plains on the Mekong, which only widens… Read More »

Laos Travel Advice

General travel information for Laos Continent: Asia Geographical location: South Asia, Vietnamese peninsula Highest elevation: Phu Bia (2820 m above sea level) Longest river: Mekong (1898 km) Form of government: People’s Republic System of Government: Socialist one-party system Languages: Lao Neighboring countries: Vietnam, China, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia Capital: Vientiane Area: Approx. 240,000 km² Residents: Approx.… Read More »